CU Boulder students Alexandra “Sasha” Gladkova and Maya Palmer have each been awarded a $15,000 scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation. The merit-based scholarship is the largest known monetary award of its kind given in the U.S. to science and engineering undergraduate students.
Six faculty members within the College of Engineering and Applied Science received CAREER Awards from the National Science Foundation. The total continues a trend of significant early-career recognition for faculty over the last three years, said Acting Associate Dean for Research Shideh Dashti.
Gilberto Briscoe-Martinez wants robots to be able to learn from their mistakes and continue persevering to finish a task as best they can. A recent award to him will provide four years of research funding and NASA collaboration.